Canadian Space Agency Information Session, Oct 26 2017 In Toronto

Toronto Session: October 26, 2017, 08:00-12:30, MaRS Discovery District - Sign up here and submit to: asc.santespatiale-spacehealth.csa@canada.ca

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA), in partnership with the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP), wishes to engage the biomedical, health and performance communities as well as space stakeholders to help identify potential Canadian health and biomedical roles in human deep space missions, and explore new ways to collaborate to improve the innovation process in both space and terrestrial health.

  • Learn about potential opportunities to play a role in support of astronaut healthcare and performance in future space exploration missions. Be a part of the conversation!
  • Hear from companies and researchers who have experience developing technologies and conducting research for space.
  • Hear about the effects of the space environment on the human body; the challenges of human spaceflight; future space exploration medical capabilities; and parallels with terrestrial health challenges, such as those related to aging and life in remote, confined and isolated environments.

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